Lafayette – Funeral services will be held Friday, October 12, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at Syrie Funeral Home for Nathaniel L. Cooper, 70, who died October 6, 2012 at his residence.
Services will be conducted by Pastor Patricia Pete.
Interment will be in Morgan City Cemetery.
Nathaniel was a dedicated employee at the University of Louisiana @ Lafayette, retiring after 19 years of service.
He is survived by one sister, Mary Ellen Cooper of Lafayette, LA; one brother, Donald Ray Cooper of Las Vegas, NV; four nieces, Doris Clayton (Lloyd), Andrea Denise Ruffin, Jacqueline Francis, Stephanie (James) Siner, all of Lafayette, LA; three nephews, Michael (Carla) Cooper, Jr., Danny (Stacy) Cooper and Gabriel (Tonya) Cooper, all of Lafayette, LA; 15 great nieces and nephews and a host of cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Rose Mary and Joseph Cooper; brothers, Michael, Wilbert, Edward and Joseph Cooper, Jr. and three sisters, Helen Stewart, Susan Charles and Mildred Collins.
Visitation will be held Friday, October 12, 2012 at Syrie Funeral Home from 5 p.m. until time of service. Dismissal will be Saturday at 9:00 a.m.